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After a long rest

Week 14 - Distance

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I felt good today. My pain from last week had gone and overall I felt strong the entire practice.

warm up

400 free
6x50 catchup
400 IM 25kick, swim,drill,swim
400 IM swim

Main set

5x100 on 1.20
4x100 on 1.15
3x100 on 1.10
2x100 on 1.05
1x100 on 1min
100 easy

Set 2

8x75kick on 1.05 with flippers
6x75 free on 1min breathing 3 on odds and 5 on evens


6x50 on 35 long on turns and no breath off the wall. Held 30-31 on all of these.

Warm down
100 easy

Total 4550

15 minutes on the vasa swim bench. 20 pulls per set with 15 second rest

I made all the main set 100 times on the descending times holding 1.03 upto the 1.05 set, then dropped to 1.00 on the 1.05 set and went 59 on the last 100. I am finally starting to feel strong and I am enjoying increasing the yardage. My hurt is a different kind of hurt from when i first got back in the pool, and i feel like i am making good progress.

I signed up for my first meet on 19th January. I am only doing 3 events but I am really looking forward to doing a few events in a short period of time to gage my progress.

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Updated January 7th, 2013 at 08:38 PM by StewartACarroll

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